Slate, writing; [?]; [?]; CT84.1690g


Slate, writing

About this object

Writing slate; a small writing slate with wooden frame. The slate is divided into two writing areas by a wooden strip across the middle. The upper slate is missing. The frame is printed with the alphabet in capital letters and the numbers 1 through 10. Carved from one side of the frame is a depression for storing slate pencils. The words "Ronald Page, Owaka" are written on the remaining slate and on the back of the frame.



Date Made


Place Made


Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, wood;
inorganic, stone, slate.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on the slate and the back of the frame: 'Ronald Page / Owaka'


h 13mm x l 216mm x w 192mm

Subject and Association Keywords

education (general)

Subject and Association Keywords

theory and practise of education, school life. student manners and customs

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

occupation-based equipment

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